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Expensive Placebo Works Better Than Cheap One

A 10-cent pill doesn’t kill pain as well as a $2.50 pill, even when they are identical placebos, according to a new study from Duke University. The researchers used a standard protocol for administering light electric shock to participants’ wrists to measure their subjective rating of pain. The 82 study subjects were tested before getting […]

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H5N1 Vaccine Proves 100 Percent Successful In Animal Tests

Using a common cold virus – adenovirus – as a foundation, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh say they have created a H5N1 (bird flu) vaccine that has so far proven to be 100 percent successful in animal tests. The results were announced yesterday ahead of publication in the Journal of Virology. Tests so far […]

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